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Tyrolit acquires majority stake in Contec

Tyrolit acquires majority stake in Contec

Published 18/4 at 13:00

In a strategic move to strengthen its floor grinding and surface preparation business, the Tyrolit Group has acquired a majority stake in German company Contec Maschinenbau & Entwicklungstechnik GmbH. Contec, based in the Westerwald region of Germany, is a leading global supplier of state of the art machines for surface preparation and finishing.

Tractive with the Pentruder brand plans for powerful expansion

Tractive with the Pentruder brand plans for powerful expansion

Published 18/4 at 12:59

Pentruder products for concrete cutting in all its forms have a strong position on the world market. Although it's a bit shaky in some markets around the world, it doesn't seem to have any effect on Tractive, which develops and manufactures Pentruder. When some manufacturers slow down in terms of investments, Pentruder goes the other way and invests big instead.

EDA welcomes Max Wild as a new member

Published 4/3 at 11:58

The family business Max Wild GmbH was founded in Berkheim.

Simplicity prevails

Simplicity prevails

Published 4/3 at 11:57

Epiroc introduces new model to successful V Cutter range.

Epiroc unveils ‘Performance Booster’ for its DP 1820 demolition pulveriser

Epiroc unveils ‘Performance Booster’ for its DP 1820 demolition pulveriser

Published 4/3 at 11:57

Epiroc, a leading provider of innovative solutions for the construction and mining industries, is proud to announce the latest enhancement to its demolition pulveriser range, the new Performance Booster for its DP 1820 demolition pulveriser.

The 2024 World Champion in concrete drilling and sawing comes from Lithuania

The 2024 World Champion in concrete drilling and sawing comes from Lithuania

Published 4/3 at 11:55

On 22 February 24, two dozen participants from 13 nations competed against each other for the title of World Champion in concrete drilling and sawing at the Tyrolit Cutting Pro Competition Finals held in Hall, Tyrol. The well-deserved victory and World Champion title in the fifth edition of the competition went to Arnoldas Grigonis from Lithuania. Below is a quick summary of the event, but in PDi 2-2024 a full report will be published including a lot of information about new Tyrolit products released at the event.

Meet Gabriela Fernanda Mattia, one of many Brokk operators

Meet Gabriela Fernanda Mattia, one of many Brokk operators

Published 4/3 at 11:54

In the bustling city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gabriela Fernanda Mattia, a 45 year old mechanical electrician technician with a postgraduate degree in safety and industrial environmental control, is making waves in the demolition industry.

Guarda’s Edge power cutter offers fume, dust and slurry control

Guarda’s Edge power cutter offers fume, dust and slurry control

Published 4/3 at 11:46

The Australian manufacturer Guarda releases the new Edge power cutter with tri-vac technology. The model is suited for wet cutting applications and offers vacuum for fume, dust and slurry control.

Demolition without interruption

Demolition without interruption

Published 4/3 at 11:45

Downtime on the construction site is an unpleasant and unnecessary cost factor that every contractor would prefer to simply cancel. When working with excavators and loader cranes with attachments such as grabs, the main risk is tearing off the hydraulic hose or damaging the piston rod, especially during heavy work such as stone setting or demolition.

Powerful cutting machines for the construction site

Powerful cutting machines for the construction site

Published 4/3 at 11:44

Stihl has introduced the TS 710i and TS 910i with electronic fuel injection system, which are set to be the brand's most powerful cutting machines.

‘MoveSmart’ - the digital asset management platform for the construction industry

‘MoveSmart’ - the digital asset management platform for the construction industry

Published 4/3 at 11:43

MoveSmart from Tyrolit is an innovative, digital platform solution for operating resources and provides operating and user data in real time. Construction sites, maintenance and repairs can be conveniently planned via PC or smartphone, and with the respective hardware, equipment can be tracked at all times. All construction equipment can be integrated into MoveSmart, regardless of the manufacturer, from drill motors to cranes.

Aquajet ‘Extender’

Aquajet ‘Extender’

Published 4/3 at 11:41

Aquajet, the designer and manufacturer of hydrodemolition technology, has announced the release of its Extender accessory. This is a flexible addition to the Aqua Cutter 750V that is designed to easily adapt to surfaces with height variations in overhead, below grade or constrained space applications. The Extender comes with a hydraulic hose package that allows easy mounting on the robot, with no need for additional hydraulics or other equipment. The company showed the Extender at World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

Kalle Saarimaa, CEO Tana Oy helps define recycling

Kalle Saarimaa, CEO Tana Oy helps define recycling

Published 4/3 at 11:40

At the societal level, recycling is measured in various ways depending on geographical location.

Brokk introduces ‘SmartPower+’ generation

Brokk introduces ‘SmartPower+’ generation

Published 4/3 at 11:34

Brokk, announced the launch of Brokk SmartPower+, said to be a groundbreaking new generation of robots, at World of Concrete 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition, Brokk exhibited its latest generation of demolition robots, the Brokk 170+ and Brokk 200+.

Aquajet offers ‘Super Lance System’ for concrete removal versatility

Aquajet offers ‘Super Lance System’ for concrete removal versatility

Published 4/3 at 11:33

Hydrodemolition equipment manufacturer Aquajet now offers the Super Lance system to increase the versatility of its line of ‘Aqua Cutters’ by allowing for several configurations. The system includes multiple parts such as elbows, lance extensions and different nozzle options to give operators more control over the concrete removal depth and as many options as possible to achieve an ideal result.

First Bobcat branded portable compressor at Executive Hire Show

First Bobcat branded portable compressor at Executive Hire Show

Published 4/3 at 11:32

Doosan Bobcat showed the first Bobcat branded portable power product at an industry event in the UK on Stand I40 at the Executive Hire Show (EHS) from 14 to 15 February 2024. The PA7.4 (7/45) compressor equipped with a generator option presented in Bobcat colours is part of a complete line of portable compressors, generators and light towers that now form part of the Bobcat range. The PA7.4 (7/45) compressor/generator appeared alongside one of the models from the expanding range of electric compact excavators and loaders.

One machine for screening, mixing and the production of flowable fill

One machine for screening, mixing and the production of flowable fill

Published 4/3 at 11:32

The Backers wheel and/or track mobile star screen can also operate as a mixing machine. It can screen in three fractions as well as stabilise soil and further produce flowable fill (CLSM).

Mecalac launches electric machines

Mecalac launches electric machines

Published 4/3 at 11:31

Mecalac sees itself as a leader and pioneer in offering compact, powerful and versatile machines stating that it has always been committed to innovation, proving this once again, with the introduction of its first range of electric machines. Climate change and the need to reduce CO2 emissions have become a major global challenge leading to Mecalac developing a complete range of larger electric machines. Produced in Annecy in the Haute-Savoie region of France, these machines are designed to be used all day long.

Husqvarna introduces new battery powered forward plate compactor

Husqvarna introduces new battery powered forward plate compactor

Published 4/3 at 11:25

Husqvarna Construction has introduced its first forward plate compactor based on the ‘BLi-X’ 36V battery system. This battery powered compactor is designed to deliver efficient asphalt and soil compaction whilst being very easy to handle.

New demolition robot

New demolition robot

Published 4/3 at 11:25

Husqvarna Construction introduced the new DXR 95 at World of Concrete 2024. The launch adds a fifth model to the company’s diverse range of high quality demolition robots, designed to provide its customers with a huge productivity boost in confined spaces.

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